This standard has been reviewed* and then confirmed in 2009.
A specimen of the textile (textiles of all kinds and in all forms) between specified undyed cloths is rolled around a glass rod and treated with boiling sodium carbonate solution with and without the addition of a reduction inhibitor. The composite specimen is rinsed and dried. The change in colour of the specimen and the staining of the undyed cloths are assessed with the grey scales.
Edition: 4 (Monolingual) ICS: 59.080.01 Status: Published Stage: 90.93 (2009-12-28) TC/SC: ISO/TC 38/SC 1 Number of Pages: 3
Revises: ISO 105-X06:1987